Michael Kelsall


Taken For Granted - Poem by Michael Kelsall

From the moment of conception,
As two cells merge into one.
There's a spark of cosmic energy,
More amazing then the sun.

It's cell wall is entombing,
Creation soft vibration, so Devine.
A gift taken for granted,
So complex in its design.

With a twisted double helix,
The cell multiplies and divides.
With carful genetic stacking,
Now its human traits defined.

The act of procreation,
Gives a chance for life to start.
Measured by the metronomic symphony,
Of the ever beating heart.

In an instant it is certain,
There's life's force, trapped inside.
Powered by an auto rhythmic function,
Through which consciousness derives.

Without consultation,
It's existence has begun.
A daughter to a mother,
A father from a son.

From the moment of conception,
Whether accident or planned,
Your all that it relies on.
It's life is in your hands.

Originally wrote January 2018.

Topic(s) of this poem: creation, kids, life, children


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Never neglect your responsibilities to children. They didn't ask to be here.

Comments about Taken For Granted by Michael Kelsall

  • Jez Brul (5/14/2018 7:11:00 PM)

    Thank you for sharing this wisdom-filled poem...a great reminder to parents..10+++++ (Report)Reply

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  • (5/6/2018 6:56:00 AM)

    Omg 😍 keep writing, amazing (Report)Reply

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  • (4/25/2018 5:36:00 AM)

    That is beautifuly well thought out and I enjoyed reading it. U are gifted with words👍🏻😉 (Report)Reply

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  • (4/25/2018 5:19:00 AM)

    absolute intelligence from your beautiful soul filled heart my gud friend proud of ya (Report)Reply

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  • (4/22/2018 10:44:00 PM)

    Beautiful Mick. Proud of you😘 (Report)Reply

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  • (4/22/2018 6:36:00 PM)

    This is awesome. I am going to use this for an example for my students. So moving, yet raw reality filters through. I think you have a calling Michael. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/22/2018 6:33:00 PM)

    What a well thought out, executed and suspense provoking poem. Excellent to use for example for young writers.
    Proud of you.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 22, 2018


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